Portfolio Development Workshop, Summer 2021



Come and experience working in Half Acre Studios, run by artist and tutors Sam Halstead and Phoebe Stannard. Boasting a bespoke sculpture, drawing and print studio, surrounded by a lush sculpture garden at the top of picturesque Boscastle, a harbour village on the North Cornish coast.

An intense 3 days preparing students for A-level, Art Foundation and further education. A day each of drawing from a model in the studio, printmaking and sculpture. Covering aspects of working from observation and development of personal ideas and methods while working in an artist sculpture and print studio, surrounded by a sculpture garden.
A Portfolio review will be available, with Sam Halstead who is an experienced Art Foundation tutor and has helped students achieve places at Foundation and Degree level in highly regarded Art Schools.
We will limit numbers to a maximum of 12 students to allow lots of space and individual tuition. All materials included, waterproofs and messy clothes advised. Please bring a packed lunch.
We will be working as safely as possible, following government advice, with hand wash stations and sanitiser available. Tutor has an up to date DBS check.

AGE/ABILITY: 16-19 years.

TUTOR: Sam Halstead

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 8 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

All materials included.
Please wear messy clothes.
Please bring a drink and packet lunch.


Sam Halstead at Half Acre Studios


Half Acre
Mount Pleasant
PL35 0BJ

Suitable for

  • Advanced/pro level
  • Intermediate level
  • Teenagers


3 days (11:00am to 4:00pm)



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